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Big win for Here East at 2018 Conference Awards!

Tue 03 Jul 2018

We are delighted to announce that on Friday 29th June, Here East won Best Conference Venue at the 2018 Conference Awards! 

Winners were revealed at a ceremony at City Central at the HAC in London, with hosting and entertainment provided by stand-up comedians Zoe Lyons and Milton Jones.

The shortlist saw representation from a diverse range of companies and events held in the UK and overseas, and organised by commercial conference companies, agencies, corporates and associations.

We were incredibly proud to accept the award of ‘Best Conference Venue – 500 to 1300 attendees theatre-style’. The judges’ comments from the 2018 Conference Awards were: “Here East was a welcome addition to the London venue scene, with strong focus on a turnkey package and good flexibility of space.”

Other winners of the 2018 Conference Awards:

Best Conference by a Small Company

C21Media – Content London

Best Conference by an Events Agency

BRANDFUEL – Google Zeitgeist

Best Partnership or Collaboration

MEETinLEEDS – Communication Matters’ Augmentative and Alternative Communication Annual Conference

Best Free to Attend Conference

Redactive – RCM Annual Conference and Exhibition

Best Conference Venue (under 500 theatre)

One Great George Street

Best Conference Venue (over 1,300 theatre)

Manchester Central

Best Event Re-vamp or Re-launch

KNect365, part of Informa plc – London Tech Week

Best Corporate Event

WONDER London – Google Cloud Next 2017

Best Awards Event

Procurement Leaders – World Procurement Awards

Best UK Conference of the Year (under 1500 delegates)

Contentive – HRD Summit

Best UK Conference of the Year (over 1500 delegates)

Haymarket Media Group – CIPD Annual Conference & Exhibition 2017 – Embracing the New World of Work

Best Overseas Conference of the Year (under 400 delegates)

The Science and Information (SAI) Organization Limited – Future Technologies Conference 2017

Best Overseas Conference of the Year (over 400 delegates)

Green Power – MIREC Week 2017

Best Conference Venue Customer Service

Green & Fortune – Kings Place

Best Event Operations Team

Festival of Media – Operations Team

Best Event Linked to a Publication

C21Media – Content London

Best New Conference Launch

Oliver Kinross – AI Congress

Best Large Scale Event or Congress

Euromoney Trading – Investing in African Mining Indaba

Best Conference Series

we.CONECT Global Leaders – Smart Mobility Series


Formerly the Press and Broadcast Centre used during the Olympics to broadcast the games to the world, Here East has now been operating as a unique meetings and events space for just over two years. Our venue, located in the heart of Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, boasts a capacity of 1,000, and is the perfect host of conferences, exhibitions, product launches and award dinners. The venue also benefits from in-house caterer, Smart Hospitality.

To find out more about Here East, and to see exactly why we won this prestigious award, give us a call on 0207 836 1033 or visit our website here.

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